Wednesday July 17,2013 :  PADDY POWER APPOINTS BOARD MEMBER
 
Accomplished business executive and chartered accountant
 
Michael Cawley has been appointed as an independent non-executive director and a member of the Audit Committee at Paddy Power PLC.
 
Cawley has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Ryanair since 2003, having joined as Chief Financial Officer and Commercial Director in 1997. His responsibilities have included the management and exploitation of ryanair.com since its launch in 2000.
 
Commenting, Nigel Northridge, Chairman of Paddy Power plc said: "Michael is a highly accomplished executive who will add very substantial commercial, financial and international business experience to the Board.  I warmly welcome him to Paddy Power."